By John Pack – Stack’s Bowers….
The Twin Leaf Collection of Large Cents is the current finest collection of Middle Date and Late Date large cents, 1816-1857. It also includes the extremely rare Patterns of 1868, in Nickel and Copper, as well as more than 50 Proofs from 1817 to 1857–an unparalleled selection of these rarities that are seldom included in even the finest collections of large cents beyond a few representative pieces.
The focus of the collection was twofold, both quality and completion. An incredible number of Condition Census coins are included, as are issues that are unique for variety or format. In addition, early die state coins were desired by the collector, and many issues will be found to be exceptionally sharp, prooflike, and attractive examples.
The Twin Leaf Collection stands tall among all of the greatest cabinets of Middle and Late Date Large Cents ever formed. It will be a highlight of our official auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Summer Expo in Baltimore this July. Next week in Dallas, Texas we will have a special lot viewing opportunity at the Early American Coppers show.
John Pack and John Konop will be set up in the Las Colinas Board Room on the lobby level. Viewing will begin on Thursday, April 30th from 3:00PM-6:00PM and continue on Friday and Saturday from 10:00AM to 6:00PM.
Contact John Konop or John Pack for more information about the Twin Leaf Collection or to consign properties to our upcoming schedule of important auction events at (800) 458-4646.
About Stack’s Bowers Galleries
Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducts live, Internet and specialized auctions of rare U.S. and world coins and currency and ancient coins, as well as direct sales through retail and wholesale channels. The company’s 80-year legacy includes the cataloging and sale of many of the most valuable United States coin and currency collections to ever cross an auction block — The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection, The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, The Norweb Collection, The Cardinal Collection and The Battle Born Collection — to name just a few. World coin and currency collections include The Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection of World Gold Coins, The Kroisos Collection, The Alicia and Sidney Belzberg Collection, The Wa She Wong Collection, The Guia Collection, The Thos. H. Law Collection, and The Robert O. Ebert Collection.
Topping off this amazing numismatic history is the inclusion of the world record for the highest price ever realized at auction for a rare coin, the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar graded Specimen-66 (PCGS) that realized over $10 million, part of their sale of the famed Cardinal Collection.
The company is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in New York, Wolfeboro, Hong Kong, and Paris. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is an Official Auctioneer for several important numismatic conventions, including American Numismatic Association events, the New York International Numismatic Convention, the Professional Numismatists Guild New York Invitational, the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Spring, Summer and Winter Expos, and its April and August Hong Kong Auctions.